From President-Elect Trump’s appointments to local elections across the country, 2017 is ripe with opportunity to make an impact nationally and in your community.
Here’s what you need to know this week:
Weigh in on Trump’s appointees
Democrats are mobilizing a vocal opposition to many of President-Elect Trump’s appointments.
Meanwhile, Senate republicans have scheduled 6 confirmations for this Wednesday, January 11.
Make your plans for the inauguration on Friday, January 20
If you want to brave the crowds and watch the parade, info on that is here.
Keep your eyes on Chicago tomorrow
Democratic operatives are planning a massive gathering of “Obama Alumni” in Chicago to commemorate President Obama’s farewell address on January 10.
Learn more about attending or watching the event here.
Hot Crowdpac campaigns:
Millennials for Revolution have raised nearly $50,000 to house activists in Washington, D.C. to be on the front lines of the fight to hold the Trump administration accountable.
With Rep. Xavier Becerra tapped to become California’s next Attorney General, a field of young candidates have sprung up to run in the special election to replace him.
See the list of the candidates here.
The choice is yours.
The race to become the next chair of DNC has high stakes as Democrats look to rebuild in 2017, and the field of candidates seems to grow each week.
447 DNC voting members will make the ultimate decision, but these Keith Ellison backers have pledged nearly $30,000 to the DNC if he wins.